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Gaming with Sober Friends
Your friend gets sober. Good for them—the drinking got pretty bad for a while. You’re happy for them getting their life in order. Thing is, now you feel a little uncomfortable around them… It’s not because of their sobriety. It’s because you feel you can’t do the same activities you used to. Why? Because they...
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Supporting Friends
Seeing a loved one overcome their addiction and finally lead a healthy and productive life is a dream come true, isn’t it? You’ve fought the uphill battle of addiction right alongside them…refused to give them money for drugs or alcohol. Held your ground when they lashed out at you in anger. Kept urging them to...
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Pregnancy and Marijuana Use
We’ve heard it for decades. “Don’t smoke while pregnant! It’s dangerous for the baby!” But they mean smoking cigarettes. What about marijuana? It’s said to help curb morning sickness. As well as the aches & pains that come with pregnancy. If it helps the mother with all those, it can’t be all bad, can it?...
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Teenage Drug Abuse
Early Prevention and Detection are Key to Combating Teen Addiction Just about every teen spends time on social media these days. It’s mostly harmless…but there’s a disturbing parallel to social media use. Teens who spend a lot of time on social media are much more likely to abuse drugs or alcohol. How much more? 5...
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Marijuana Addiction
In recent years, marijuana has gained more social acceptance as states legalize its use.Currently, 33 states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana in some form, and 10 states have fully legalized marijuana for recreational use. Great news, right? Not so fast. Unfortunately, a common misconception about marijuana exists: “Marijuana is not addictive or harmful.”...
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Enabling vs. Helping a Drug Addict
Most of us will want to help a friend or loved one suffering from addiction. If they need something, we’ll want to get it for them. But what if they ask you to buy them more drugs? Do we get them what they ‘want’? If you do, this is what we call “enabling.” Bringing an...
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